Suspect responsible for Garrisa – Tana Athi clashes arrested in Garrisa

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A suspect has been arrested and a gun recovered at mwingi garrisa tana athi border in the operation to settle the clashes over the grazing fields that is going on in the area where five people have been killed in the past three days.

Police officers says that the operation will go on in the area and so far they have driven away over 500 camels from the area near the mwingi as a part of clearing the menace.

This is after Sunday and Tuesday incident where five people were shot dead and five others seriously wounded by suspected bandits in the clashes.

Tension is still high in the region but the government has assured the residents that it will flash out all illegal herders, whereby the coordinator has also reported that they have deployed 200 police officers to counter the herders since they are armed with superior weapons.

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